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An Apology & An Update

Lesson of the day: Know what it is you can do before you promise to do it.

From now on the Doctor Who story instalments will posted every second day, with the next instalment tomorrow at 7:00. 207 more words

The Diary

Following our trail!!!

I’m beginning to wonder if the folks in the programming team at the BBC are keeping rather too keen an eye on Eastern Angles right now. 457 more words

Eastern Angles

Cornershop Telly Review: The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff

Well, a shopkeeper’s got to have something to watch whilst she is ironing in the back room…
We were rather excited to spot this new and apparently shop-based series on Monday night’s schedule. 245 more words


The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff

A couple nights ago a show called The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff aired on BBC2. It’s a parody of Charles Dickens’s novels and its a sort of mix of Dickens and Alice in Wonderlandishness. 138 more words

Movies & TV

TV Review: The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff (BBC)

I used to be a big fan of Dickens. I was eight at the time, and while the rest of my classmates were reading Jacqueline Wilson books, I was ploughing through… 450 more words

Tv Review

Charles Dickens 200th Anniversary on BBC2

Dickens known for a good deal of dry humour within his writing may well appreciate that new comedy adventure set in the Dickensian world of Jedrington Secret-Past, the up-standing family man and owner of The Old Shop of Stuff and Victorian London’s most successful purveyor of miscellaneous odd things. 145 more words


Christmas 2011 highlights

Right then, I suppose it’s about time I do a quick run-down of some of the things I’m looking forward to this Christmas…

Great Expectations… 596 more words